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Cut Your Heating Costs with These Quick Tips! – Part II

Spring may have sprung, but experienced Alaskans know that we still have at least one more heavy snow to come before winter finally kicks the bucket. Last month, we discussed ways to cut heating costs by adjusting your windows and doors and modifying your heating system. Today, we’re going to cover even more heating bill…

Cut Your Heating Costs with These Quick Tips! – Part I

The sun is coming up earlier and earlier every day, but we still have a few months left before summer. It’s never too late to start thinking about how you can cut heating costs! We have compiled a list of all of the heating bill hacks we know. Enjoy part I of our series! Our…

What to Do If Your Pipes Are Frozen Right Now

There is nothing worse than the inconvenience of frozen pipes on an already chilly and uncomfortable day. If this is your experience right now, we feel your pain! Below are some tips you can try to hopefully get your water flowing again. As an added bonus, troubleshooting your frozen pipes should get you moving and…

6 Benefits of Installing a Commercial Snowmelt System

Clear walkways and parking lots are a sight for sore eyes in the dead of winter in Alaska. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but they are clear of hazardous ice and snow, which tends to pile up excessively in our state. In fact, there are many safety, financial, and environmental benefits to installing a commercial…

Frozen Pipes No More!

In the cold winter months, you’re probably most concerned with keeping your family warm and comfortable. However, your home needs a little TLC too–to avoid serious damage from the cold. One of the most common problems homeowners face due to cold weather is frozen pipes. A frozen pipe can not only wreak havoc on your…

Winter Is Here, Save Money On Heating This Year

Now that we’ve had our first snow, and have much more coming soon, it’s time for a refresher on saving money on heating this winter.   During the winter months, you can usually count on at least two or three larger-than-average energy bills. Not only are you running the heat all the time to keep…

Upgrading Your Current System

Chances are, you probably heat your home with a furnace or boiler during these cold Alaskan winters. If your system is still up and running, even if it’s not 100% perfect, why would you spend the money to upgrade to something newer? The reality is that there are many reasons you may consider upgrading—we’ve put…

Pests And Your HVAC

Pests, such as insects and even some mammals are uninvited guests in your home. If you’re proactive with pest control, you should be able to keep invaders to a minimum. However, there are certain areas that are more prone to letting pests in than others. One of these is your HVAC system. It makes sense,…

Regular Plumbing and Heating Maintenance

You probably take your vehicle in for a regular oil change and scheduled maintenance services, so why are you ignoring your home? There are plenty of areas of your house that can benefit from proper maintaining, but two of the most important are the two biggest systems–your plumbing and HVAC. Before you push crucial plumbing…

Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

No matter if you love spending time in the great outdoors or not, you likely spend more time in your home than anywhere else. That’s why having good indoor air quality is so important. If your air is clean, you’ll be healthier and more relaxed. Consider these simple ways you can improve the quality of…